Proposal talk:Develop a copyright enforcement system

From Strategic Planning

Is it legal to simply take another's work and then simply re-word it, surely this does not get over Copyright? A perfect example of this can be seen on the page "Charmouth", the editor (Simple Bob) harassed the original author and then got him banned for trying to remove his own work, this needs to be addressed properly or Wikipedia will leave itself open to prosecution.

Although having a few stock letters read to send would be nice, they will only stop good faith, accidental violations. Without a legal team ready to sue if necessary, some violators will continue despite the letters. I think that this type of enforcement is too costly, but having letters written up in advance would probably be worth doing. HereToHelp (talk) 21:58, 23 August 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Some proposals will have massive impact on end-users, including non-editors. Some will have minimal impact. What will be the impact of this proposal on our end-users? -- Philippe 00:08, 3 September 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]